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12 Signs of Drug Addiction: Do You Need Help?


Do you or someone you know have a drug addiction? It’s difficult to tell at first, however, many people are able to use recreational or prescription drugs without developing a dangerous substance abuse problem. Drug addiction can affect your whole life—from work and finances to personal relationships, school, and health.

If you think you or someone else you know has a drug addiction, look for the following warning signs of substance abuse…

1. Changes in Appearance

Sudden weight gain or loss, blood shot eyes, dilated pupils, and strange smells on their breath or clothing.

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